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J. Marion Sims statue removed | Manhattan Times

J. Marion Sims statue removed | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar The statue of a white doctor who performed experimental surgeries on female slaves has been removed from East Harlem. Early on Tuesday morning, April 17, NYC Parks workers took down the Central Park statue of J. Marion Sims, considered the “Father of Gynecology.” However, Sims was known for achieving medical discoveries […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – 50 going on 16

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – 50 going on 16

Congrats to the LOL Crew on their 50th episode. This week the team chop it about #Beychella, Desus and Mero shout outs and holograms. The special guest this week is Grammy-nominated salsa singer Miss Yaya Vargas. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on […]


From Inwood To Vietnam

From Inwood To Vietnam

Edward Hagan was only 22 years old when he left the comforts of his beloved Inwood neighborhood to serve as an American military advisor to the South Vietnamese during the Vietnam War. In his riveting essay in The Irish Echo, Mr. Hagan brings to life the thriving Irish Inwood of the late 1960’s. The author […]


FriENEMY Lines | Manhattan Times

FriENEMY Lines | Manhattan Times

By Andrea Arroyo When the #MeToo movement came into the American consciousness last year, I felt like I could finally see a light at the end of the tunnel. I was sure public acknowledgment of the prevalence of sexual violence was going to generate a cultural shift that would change women’s lives for the better. […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Hitting the Gizz Gym

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Hitting the Gizz Gym

Oh my, the Latinos Out Loud podcast is action packed this week as usual. The crew discusses the red-carpet premiere of “Veneno”, gym orgasms, as well as cereal/vodka pairings. The special guest this week is producer and content creator, Kat Lazo of Mitú We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Bikelash

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Bikelash

Say word? The Latinos Out Loud crew have a new home studio at Univision Uforia Studios. This week the crew discusses the condom challenge, beef jerky theft and the latest tech that translates thoughts into texts. The special guest this week is celebrity Chef Kelvin Fernandez. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Teta for a Tecla

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Teta for a Tecla

Congrats are in order to the good folks of the Latinos Out Loud podcast for being nominated for the Tecla Award for “Best Podcast” at the upcoming Hispanicize Conference. On the latest episode the crew discusses Yiddish slang, mankind monitoring satellites and so much more. This week’s special guests are Pero Like Video Producers, Julissa […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Your Time is UTZ

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Your Time is UTZ

On the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast podcast, Alana J fills in for Rachel and the crew discuss Drake’s theft of Fernando the Party Planner’s entire swag, messy Uber stories, male birth control pills and Cynthia Nixon’s run for Governor. The special guest this week is Radel “Andy” Ortiz. We invite you […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – “MA-Tell” me about it

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – “MA-Tell” me about it

Here they go again. This week the Latinos Out Loud crew chop it up about the Frida Kahlo Barbie Doll, Barbara Streisand’s cloned dog, Amazon’s Alexa totally eerie spontaneous laughter for no reason and so much more. This week’s special guest is Afro-Latina Comedienne, X-Mayo. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Bunny Talk on Necker Island

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Bunny Talk on Necker Island

The hilarity continues on the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast. The crew chops it up about trips to the Dominican Republic, the rapper Bad Bunny, the Bermuda Triangle and burger flipping robots. The special guest this week is, drum roll please, Pulitzer Prize winning author and Dominican superhero, Junot Díaz. We invite […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Uber Exorcism on Placenta Pills

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Uber Exorcism on Placenta Pills

The Latinos Out Loud podcast just keeps getting better. This week the crew discusses Rachel’s recent De-Godmothering, Jamie’s baptism backlash and Mr. Bago tells of a trolling ex-boss. In honor of Dominican Independence Day, the crew enumerates the Top Ten Benefits of Being Dominican. This week’s guest is Dominican-American attorney, Film Producer and philanthropist, Charlie […]


Commit to 5000 Units | Manhattan Times

Commit to 5000 Units | Manhattan Times

By Rep. Adriano Espaillat In 2016, the city of New York built or preserved 21,963 affordable apartments, making it the best year for advancing affordable housing the city has seen in decades. While our city’s progress on this important issue is significant, it’s only a beginning to solving a problem that went neglected for far […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Baby Doll Playtime

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Baby Doll Playtime

On lucky episode #7 of the new season on ReVolver, the crew chops it up about juicing, hanging with the boys and the “F” word, foodie. This week’s special guest is VH1’s “Love + Hip Hop Miami” reality star and artist Amara La Negra.


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Funny Fellas

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Funny Fellas

On the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew discusses the Super Bowl, Dominican bus rides, Valentine’s Day, French sex doll brothels and governmental weather manipulation. The special guest is talented actor/comedian Angel Lozada. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Butterflies in The She-Loft

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Butterflies in The She-Loft

The gang is back for the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast. This week Rachel La Loca talks about her recent improv show at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade theatre. Juan Bago gets on some suit and tie ish. Jaime’s Bochinche Bites recaps the best Grammy moments and Frank Boogie pontificates on the eventual […]


UPinion: J. Marion Sims: Keeping White Supremacy on Its Pedestal | East Harlem Preservation

UPinion: J. Marion Sims: Keeping White Supremacy on Its Pedestal | East Harlem Preservation

The East Harlem community was pleased to learn that Mayor Bill de Blasio had (finally) agreed with their seven-year call for the removal of the J. Marion Sims statue from its location on Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street. But, rather than abolishing the theme of a white southern doctor who experimented on enslaved Black women […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Boss Babies & Background Actors

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Boss Babies & Background Actors

The merriment continues on the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast. Bago gets “Hollywood” from his latest SNL background gig and Rachel’s journey as an actress hits a small bump in the road as the result of a casting and production company scam. Jaime’s “Bochinche Bites” touches on the Oscar nominations, Monique’s call […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Chimpin’ Ain’t Easy

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Chimpin’ Ain’t Easy

The hilarity continues in the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast. Juan Bago recaps being iPhoneless and lost for 3 days, Rachel La Loca shares details about smoking hookah in a Russian sex dungeon, Jaime celebrates MLK day with “ManMosas” at brunch and Frank discusses his personal record with Uber driving for 40 […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Snow Ballin’ on the Bang Wagon

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Snow Ballin’ on the Bang Wagon

On the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew shares their bomb cyclone stories, discuss how the NY Times snubbed icon Rita Moreno and they even delve into the whole phallus-whitening craze. Check it out below pronto. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – New Year, LOUDER Us!

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – New Year, LOUDER Us!

Once again it’s on. The Latinos Out Loud crew is back at it people. Better, bolder and louder than ever before. For their inaugural episode on the reVolver podcast network the gang goes all the way in. Click play below and check it out ASAP. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – The Grand Finale

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – The Grand Finale

Parting is such sweet sorrow. In the final episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast on The Scumbag Network, the gang sends love to all their day one people. The first 2 seasons will only be available for a limited time so take a trip down memory lane and check them out. The Latino Out […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – W.A.M.T.A.namera

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – W.A.M.T.A.namera

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast the crew discusses the intricacies of rat hunting, the Above Average “Women in Comedy” event and Sammy Sosa’s transformation. The special guest this week is beauty blogger extraordinaire Ada Rojas. Listen to “W.A.M.T.A.namera w/Ada Rojas” on Spreaker. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Rule of Thumb

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Rule of Thumb

Mike Diaz A.K.A Juan Bago is going through a transition. Jaime breaks down his Bragging Rights sketch comedy competition and Frank gets an Uber fare to Milwaukee and back. The Kid Mero of Viceland’s Desus & Mero and of Bodega Boys fame is the special guest for the week. Make sure you catch it.


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Happy Hennyween

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Happy Hennyween

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew takes a trip down memory lane for their worst Halloween memories. Juan Bago recaps the surprise B-Day Party he threw for wifey and Jaime gives us a breakdown of the best Hollywood Halloween costumes. Rachel bravely shares some of her Bad Mom Moments. […]

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